Adult Social Care Policy consultations

Adult Social Care Charging Policy consultation

The Adult Social Care Charging Policy consultation is now closed and we would like to thank everyone who took part and gave us their views.

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On consideration of feedback received through the consultation, the Council's Portfolio Holder for Health and Adults and Strategic Director decided not to progress the proposals at that time.

Our consultation sought to find out if the changes we were proposing to make to the Charging Policy were right and what people thought about them.

We were keen to hear from people who receive care services, carers, service providers, Voluntary and Community Sector, and anyone else with an interest in adult social care services.

  • Adult Social Care Charging Policy consultation
    which sets out the Council's approach to charging for the residential and non-residential care services. This policy sets out the key changes between last years and this financial year.

Read the Charging Policy Easy Read version

Read our Charging Policy frequently asked questions

Read more about the Adult Social Care Charging Policy

The draft Choice and Top Up Policy consultation is now closed and we would like to thank everyone who took part and gave us their views.

  • The Draft Choice and Top Up Policy sets out the approach the Council will take in asking relatives to contribute to the cost of a care package, and the amount of choice the Council will offer to meet someone's assessed needs.

Read the Choice and Top Up Policy Easy Read version

Read more about the draft Choice and Top Up Policy.

This consultation is now closed and we would like to thank everyone who took part and gave us their views.

The Council sought views on proposed changes to the Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy:

  • The Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy sets out the maximum we will pay for the different types of social care services we provide, and our approach to paying the Living Wage Foundation to frontline staff.

Read more about the Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy.

Cornwall Council also sought views on the introducing a proposed new method for calculating the cost of placements in Care Homes called the Fair Cost of Care. We want to ensure the way in which we pay providers of care homes is fair, transparent, and takes account of the actual cost of delivering care in the local market therefore supporting sustainable and responsive services.

Read more about the Fair Cost of Care on the Care home services page.